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‘Dr. King’s Message is Universal’

“Joseph E. Aoun, president of Northeastern, and Patricia J. Williams, University Distinguished Professor of law and humanities, and students have a conversation on civil rights in the age of artificial intelligence during A Tribute to the Dream: A Celebration of the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.” Read about it below. In…
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Published On: January 21, 2020 |
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CSSH Participates in PhD Student Recruitment Event

The College of Social Science and Humanities (CSSH) was pleased to participate in VIEW Northeastern to recruit students from a variety of backgrounds including, but not limited to, applicants who are from historically underserved and underrepresented populations. The event was hosted on November 2nd, 2018, and welcomed approximately 20 students from across the country.  The…
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Published On: December 16, 2019 |
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Just Cities Forums (The Myra Kraft Open Classroom)

Last year, the Kitty and Michael Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy within Northeastern University’s School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs (SPPUA) initiated its Just Cities Forums to increase a regional policy-making dialogue. The theme for the 2018 forums is Addressing Racial and Economic Inequalities in Greater Boston – Transportation. The forum was…
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Published On: December 12, 2019 |
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Patricia Williams on Fear and Uncertainty in the U.S.

University Distinguished Professor of Law and Humanities, Patricia Williams, gave a talk at the Northeastern University Alumni Center on October 10th titled, “Unthinking the Politics of Fear.” Professor William’s talk reflected on the current political state of division based in fear and uncertainty and opened conversation on how to move past these barriers. Read Full…
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Published On: October 24, 2019 |
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Centering Indigenous Knowledges: Resilience and Women in the Sciences

A gathering to learn, celebrate, and acknowledge resilience from indigenous peoples’ knowledges, was held on October 3rd, 2019 at Wentworth Innovation + Entrepeneurship Center and the Museum of Fine Arts – Boston. Grace Bulltail, citizen of the Crow Tribe and a descendant of the Madan, Hidatas, and Arikara Tribes of Fort Berthold, North Dakota; Sapoóq’is…
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Published On: October 11, 2019 |
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A Night of Civil Conflict: Responding to Hate

Over 170 students, faculty, and concerned community members across the Boston area gathered in Raytheon’s Amphitheatre Tuesday, September 17, 2019 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. for the convening of Northeastern’s Conflict. Civility, Respect. Peace. Northeastern Reflects Civic Sustainability series: Responding to Hate. Hosted by Michael S. Dukakis in conjunction with the Presidential Council on Inclusion and Diversity,…
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Published On: September 30, 2019 |
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Northeastern University successfully hosted the 2019 Women of Color in the Academy Conference

Northeastern was proud to host the 3rd Annual Boston-Wide Women of Color in the Academy Conference on Friday, March 22, from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm. This year’s conference theme was Caring for Self, Caring for the Collective. The conference drew together more than 150 attendees from the greater Boston region who represented a variety…
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Published On: April 8, 2019 |
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Congratulations to the Successful 2019 WGSS Symposium on Feminist Resilience

Sponsored by the Global Resilience Institute and the Northeastern Humanities Center, the Sixth Annual Women’s History Month Symposium was hosted by the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program (WGSS) on Friday, March 15, 2019, at John D. O’Bryant African American Institute. This year’s symposium welcomed participants from Boston-area institutions to discuss the hidden premises and…
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Published On: April 4, 2019 |
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CSSH Circle the World!

CSSH Circle the World, a series of events hosted by CSSH Circle (Creating International Relationships through Collaboration, Leadership and Experience), offers opportunities for critical discussion among international and globally minded CSSH students. All undergraduate students from across the college are welcomed to explore countries, regions and cultures through media, food and shared experiences. The events…
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Published On: March 21, 2019 |
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The CSDI Advisory Council Member, Adam Hosein, Gives the Second Faculty Seminar on Race and Justice

 The Institute on Race and Justice (IRJ) hosted the second Faculty Research Seminar on Feb. 13 from 12:00 to 1:30 pm, featuring Dr. Adam Hosein, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities, Northeastern University. Dr. Hosein’s talk, “Inequality and Insecurity—A Discussion of the Travel Ban,” discussed “the arguments in Trump v. Hawaii and elsewhere…
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Published On: February 19, 2019 |
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